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AIANY Committee on the Environment Meeting

Tuesday, 12/13, 5:30pm - 7pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

AIANY Committee on the Environment Meeting

Tuesday, 11/15, 5:30pm - 7pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

AIANY Committee on the Environment Meeting

Tuesday, 10/11, 5:30pm - 7pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

AIANY Committee on the Environment Meeting

Tuesday, 9/13, 5:30pm - 7pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

AIANY Committee on the Environment Meeting

Tuesday, 8/16, 5:30pm - 7pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

CANCELED – AIANY Committee on the Environment Meeting

7/19/22, 6pm - 7:30pm
Online
*This meeting has been canceled.* The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy...

Equity in Electrification: Electrification of Affordable Housing

Dattner project rendering
6/22/22, 6pm - 7:30pm
Center for Architecture and Webinar
The passage of Local Law 154 means that design professionals in New York City will be tasked with providing effective solutions for electrifying buildings. With this push towards a more...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

6/21/22, 5:30pm - 7pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

Planning for Waste Management: DSNY’s New Rule for Residential Buildings

A waste management facility
5/20/22, 1pm - 2pm
Webinar
Watch the CEU accredited course here. How much space will your building’s trash and recycling take up on the sidewalk? New residential buildings over 150 units now need to submit...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

5/16/22, 5:30pm - 7pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

Designing Urban Agriculture Part III: Emerging Models and New Directions

A girl learning about Urban Farming in a community garden.
4/20/22, 12pm - 1:30pm
Zoom
The third in a three-part lecture series on urban agriculture, this program explores best practices, emerging models, and new directions for urban agriculture. Our first panel asked, “Why now?” Our...

Exploring Community Engagement with Hester Street: Building Community Control

This is an image of a group of people having a discussion
3/17/22, 1pm - 2pm
Webinar
Community control is a development strategy used by residents and nonprofit organizations to retain and grow community wealth, increase resilience, preserve community space and culture, build local power, and uplift...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

3/14/22, 5:30pm - 7pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

2/1/22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

Building the Circular Society: Brick by Brick

Building the Circular Society: Brick by Brick
11/17/21, 8:30am - 9:30am
Zoom
According to the circular pioneers at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the circular economy is based on three fundamental questions: What if waste and pollution were never created in the first place?...

A Better Choice: Healthy Materials for Affordable Housing

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11/11/21, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Zoom
Why should we care about material choices when designing affordable housing? During this presentation, Catherine Murphy, Senior Research Associate at Parsons Healthy Materials Lab, and Shelby O’Neil, Senior Program Officer...

Wast(ED): Living with Trash

Piles of landfill trash, mostly plastic, with worker in yellow coat sweeping up debris
10/26/21, 3pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture and Zoom
Please join the AIANY Committee on the Environment, Pratt’s Graduate Architecture and Urban Design (GAUD) program, NJIT’s Hillier College of Architecture and Design, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) for...

Designing Urban Agriculture Part II: Digging in to Farming in the City

This is an areal view of the Red Hood NYCHA Farm
10/25/21, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture and Zoom
The second in a three-part lecture series on urban agriculture, this program will focus on the on-the-ground logistics of urban farming, including issues of land use, design, format, scale, community...

How Low Can We Go – Historic Preservation and Carbon Reduction: Applied Trades

9/21/21, 12pm - 1:30pm
Webinar
The third annual “How Low Can We Go” event will focus on applied trades and will feature a panel discussion with architects, uniquely positioned tradespeople, and educators. Retrofitting existing buildings...

Support NYC’s Fossil Fuel Ban in Buildings

9/13/21, 10:30am - 11:30am
100 Flatbush Avenue
Please join the #GasFreeNYC coalition, Alloy Development, AIA New York, and New York Passive House in support of Int. 2317, a city council bill banning fossil fuel hookups in new and retrofitted buildings. Limiting new fossil fuel...

Designing Urban Agriculture, Part 1: Why Now?

A lone eggplant waits to be picked at the North Brooklyn Farm (NBF) in the shadow of the Williamsburg Bridge is a site for agritourism where crops are grown. USDA Photo by Preston Keres
6/28/21, 12pm - 1:30pm
This is the first in a three-part series that will explore the intersection of agriculture and the urban environment at this moment and at a range of scales. This session...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

6/8/21, 6pm - 7:30pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

In Dialogue With: Stacy Smedley and Betty Rexrode on Their Paths to Net Zero

6/3/21, 6:30pm - 8pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* How do you build an architectural career in sustainability while navigating the...

Clean Curbs: Design Solutions for Waste Storage in the Street

Containerized Waste DaRT, Image: Marvel
5/18/21, 5pm - 6:30pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* Recent events have led many New Yorkers to realize the value of...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

5/10/21, 5pm - 6:30pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

4/15/21, 6pm - 7:30pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

Motivate, Design and Measure Zero Waste Operations in Buildings through ESG

3/24/21, 1pm - 2pm
Live Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program; please continue to register.* How Can ESG Goals Help Motivate, Design, and...

Activating Building Material Reuse

Images courtesy of: Gensler
3/22/21, 12pm - 1:30pm
Live Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program; please continue to register.* Join us to explore firsthand how reuse can...

Thermal Bridges and Code Compliance: What You Need to Know

3/18/21, 12pm - 1:30pm
Webinar
*This event will be occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* Thermal bridging in building assemblies can reduce the effectiveness of insulation,...

Integration Series: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

3/16/21, 8:30am - 9:30am
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program; please continue to register.* Continuing our Fireside Chat series, the program will examine how...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

3/10/21, 5pm - 6:30pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

2021 City Council Candidates on Sustainability

2/23/21, 6pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a virtual discussion at the intersection of local government, policy, and the built environment with candidates running for NYC City Council in 2021. Sustainable design will be...
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New York City’s Waterfront: Reflecting + Projecting

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2/22/21, 4pm - 6pm
Webinar
*This event will be occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* Over the last year and a half, the AIANY’s Waterfront Initiative...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

2/11/21, 6pm - 7:30pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

Centering the “Community” in Community Engagement

Image courtesy of Hester Street
2/1/21, 6pm - 7:30pm
Webinar
*This event will be occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* Perspectives from Around the Country What constitutes community engagement and why should...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

1/11/21, 5pm - 6:30pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

12/14/20, 5pm - 7pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

Designing for Circular Building Materials

The Circular Building by Arup. Photo by Ben Blossom
11/19/20, 2pm - 3:30pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar and will take place 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time / 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern Time. Registrants will be...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

11/11/20, 6pm - 7:30pm
Online
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

The Future of the NYC Waterfront: New York Harbor

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11/9/20, 4pm - 6pm
Webinar
*This event will be occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* Industry & AccessThe New York Harbor is one of the largest...

NYC’s Bird-Friendly Building Law: Local Law 15 of 2020

Javits Center, view from 11th ave and 37th st. Photo by: Chris Cooper
11/5/20, 6pm - 7:30pm
Webinar
*This event will be occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* NYC’s bird-friendly building legislation, Local Law 15 of 2020, will take...

Designing for Zero Waste Food Service

Food Service Infographic from the Zero Waste Design Guidelines. Graphic courtesy of The Center for Architecture
10/21/20, 5pm - 6:30pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar and will take place 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Pacific Time / 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Eastern Time. Registrants will be...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

10/7/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

The Future of the NYC Waterfront: Harlem River

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10/5/20, 4pm - 6pm
Webinar
*This event will be occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* Equity + Ecology The Harlem River is a tidal straight that...
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ASHRAE Global HQ: Designing for Net Zero (Pt. 2)

10/1/20, 9am - 10:30am
Online
Join AIA New York Committee on the Environment, ASHRAE, and the Building Energy Exchange for this two-part series on planning and executing a successful commercial net-zero energy retrofit. In January of...

ASHRAE Global HQ: Designing for Net Zero (Pt. 1)

9/29/20, 9am - 10:30am
Online
Join AIA New York Committee on the Environment, ASHRAE, and the Building Energy Exchange for this two-part series on planning and executing a successful commercial net-zero energy retrofit. In January of...

How Low Can We Go: Historic Preservation and Carbon Reduction

9/25/20, 12pm - 1:30pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program; please continue to register.* Case Studies in Carbon Reduction for Modern Heritage...

Whose House is it Anyway? The Value of Engagement in Design

9/16/20, 12pm - 1:30pm
Webinar
*This event will be occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* What constitutes effective community engagement in an equitable and environmentally responsible architectural...

Fireside Chat: Re-Occupying Commercial Offices

Image courtesy of: Richard Berenholtz / The Durst Organization
9/15/20, 6pm - 7:30pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program; please continue to register.* Continuing our Fireside Chat series, this panel will...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

9/1/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
*This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join.* The committees of AIA New York are the...

The Future of the NYC Waterfront: An Equitable Waterfront

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8/25/20, 4pm - 6pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program; please continue to register.* Racial Justice + Social Inclusion Over the last...
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AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

7/27/20, 5pm - 7pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Architects Focus | High-Rise Affordable Housing

7/16/20, 9am - 10am
Webinar
Presented by Dattner Architects Dattner Architects will present a progress report on four affordable multifamily buildings in various stages of design construction. Project teams will share lessons learned form each building, which...

Architects Focus | Passive House + Modular for Affordability

7/2/20, 12pm - 1pm
Webinar
Presented by Paul A. Castrucci Architects Modular construction can be implemented in Passive House buildings to decrease construction time, control costs, increase quality, and decrease emissions and construction waste. Using...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

6/15/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

RESCHEDULED – A Primer in Effective Community Engagement and Design

Bryony Roberts Studio, Soft Civic, 2019, City Hall, Columbus, Indiana. Commissioned for Exhibit Columbus. Photography by Hadley Fruits
6/2/20, 6pm - 7:30pm
Webinar
*In light of ongoing demonstrations for racial equity, this event has been rescheduled for June 23 in solidarity with protestors and as a courtesy to anyone who will be taking part in...

Is Wood Good? The Truth about Tropicals

Image: Tim Keating, Earthbilt
5/21/20, 12:30pm - 2pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program; please continue to register.* Architects and builders are being encouraged to use...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

5/12/20, 5pm - 6pm
Conference Call
This meeting will take place as a conference call. Please contact the AIANY Program and Events Coordinator here for details on how to join. The committees of AIA New York are the...

WEBINAR – NYC’s New Energy Code: Major Changes and Developments

4/8/20, 6pm - 8pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program; please continue to register.* Join representatives from the NYC Department of Buildings...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

3/30/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

POSTPONED – The Future of the NYC Waterfront: Harlem River

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3/19/20, 5:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
*This event has been postponed. A future date will be provided shortly.* Equity + Ecology The Harlem River is a tidal strait that flows 8 miles between the Hudson – and East...
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POSTPONED – Activating the Benefits of Salvage, Deconstruction, and Reuse

Images courtesy of: Gensler
3/16/20, 9am - 10:30am
Live Webinar
*This event has been postponed. A future date will be provided shortly.* Join us to explore firsthand how salvage, deconstruction, and reuse can be collaboratively activated by design/build teams, municipalities, craftspeople, and...
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Urban Energy Modeling Approaches for City-scale Decarbonization

Image courtesy of: Elementa Engineering
3/4/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Buildings account for 40% of annual greenhouses gas (GHG) emissions worldwide. According to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPCC), we need to take immediate and significant action...

POSTPONED – Zero Waste Design for High-Density Cities: NYC, Hong Kong, Singapore

2/24/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO SPEAKER’S DELAYED TRAVEL TO HONG KONG.  In a high-density, vertical cities, building design plays a large role in reducing waste. Architects...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

2/24/20, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Thermal Bridge Modeling for Architects: Ground Contact and Condensation Risk

Image by Building-Type, LLC
2/21/20, 1pm - 5pm
Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10007
Thermal bridging from concrete or metal elements such as steel studs or concrete balconies can significantly reduce the effectiveness of insulation, create cold surfaces where mold can grow, and can...
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Embodied Carbon Part 2: Practical Design Decisions for Reducing Embodied Carbon

University of Washington, North Campus Housing Phase IVA. Photo by: Matthew Millman
2/18/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
As the topic of embodied carbon in building materials has gained popularity in the design industry, we are often presented with fascinating data and statistics on the subject. This leaves...

What’s New With The 2020 Stretch Code?

1/28/20, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Club 101
The 2020 NYStretch Energy Code, which will go into effect on March 3, will significantly change how buildings in NYC are designed and constructed. Buildings constructed under NYStretch will use...

Thermal Bridge Modeling for Architects: Psi Values

Image by Building-Type, LLC
1/24/20, 1pm - 5pm
Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10007
Thermal bridging from concrete or metal elements such as steel studs or concrete balconies can significantly reduce the effectiveness of insulation, create cold surfaces where mold can grow, and drastically...
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AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

1/23/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

The Future of the NYC Waterfront: Hudson River

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1/14/20, 5:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Collaboration and Connections The Hudson River is one of the defining waterways of the region, flowing 315 miles through New York State, separating New York City from its western neighbor:...
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How Forests Can Link to Cities

12/3/19, 7pm - 8pm
Ennead Architects, 1 World Trade Center, 40th Floor
Building owners and designers have a unique opportunity to help address the significant environmental and development demands placed on the built environment by the twin needs to expand housing and...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

12/2/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Future-Proofing Buildings (Part 2)

11/19/19, 5:30pm - 8pm
NY Institute of Technology-11th Floor
In these times of rapid change, buildings will be designed and built to minimize the effects of the shocks and stresses of future events: like changing regulations, climate events, and...

Demystifying the IAQP – Cleaner Indoor Air at a Lower Carbon Cost?

11/18/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
How can engineers and architects leverage ASHRAE 62.1’s Indoor Air Quality Procedure (IAQP) during design to improve air quality, save energy, and meet carbon targets? Our panel will explore the...

The Future of the NYC Waterfront: Jamaica Bay

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11/14/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Conservation and Development Jamaica Bay, New York City’s only national park, is consistently at the center of debates around conservation and development. Being a national park in the largest city...
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Future-Proofing Buildings (Part 1)

11/4/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
In these times of rapid change, buildings will be designed and built to minimize the effects of the shocks and stresses of future events like changing regulations, climate events, and...

Thermal Bridge Modeling for Architects

Image by Building-Type, LLC
10/25/19, 1pm - 5pm
Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10007
Thermal bridging from concrete or metal elements such as steel studs or concrete balconies can significantly reduce the effectiveness of insulation, create cold surfaces where mold can grow, and can...

Building Health: The Next Frontier

Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment Center + Early Childhood Initiatives Center. Image: LTL Architects.
10/22/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Current construction practices lead to buildings with short lifespans made from products that contain a range of toxic chemicals, whose toxic afterlives can span millennia, that pollute our homes and...
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AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

10/22/19, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

The Future of the NYC Waterfront: The Lower East River

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10/21/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Access and Development The Lower East River has been at the center of the New York City’s development and increased public waterfront access for decades. From the development of Brooklyn Bridge...
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How Low Can We Go – Historic Preservation and Carbon Reduction

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects. Image by: Whitney Cox
9/26/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Engaging Strategies For the Preservation of Existing and Historic Buildings in the Age of Resilience and Increasingly Low Carbon Targets Join us for a panel discussion that explores the intersection...

Embodied Carbon Part 1: The Blind Spot of the Building Industry

Visualization of LCA results showing the embodied carbon of different materials used in an office building. Image by: Anthony Pak
9/19/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Our industry mostly ignores embodied carbon, even though it will account for almost half of total new global construction emissions between now and 2050. This lecture will provide an overview...

Embodied Carbon Network New York: Kickoff Event and Workshop

Embodied Carbon Network Vancouver Event. Image by: Anthony Pak, Priopta.
9/19/19, 1pm - 3pm
Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10007
Join us for the kickoff event for the New York Chapter of the Embodied Carbon Network, a series of organized events to empower building industry professionals to advance towards the...
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Building Enclosure Excellence and How to Achieve it

Architectural Design Architecture Blue BEEX EventSept18
9/18/19, 6pm - 8pm
Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10007
A panel of experts will present and discuss design and construction solutions to common building envelope conditions in multifamily and commercial buildings. They will address the considerable challenges faced by...
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Defining Design Excellence in the Era of Climate Change

SUNY ESF Gateway Center by Architerra, a 2014 Top Ten recipient. Image by: David Lamb Photography.
9/16/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
With the recent adoption of the AIA Resolution for Urgent and Sustained Climate Action, “design excellence” for our profession has been redefined to align with the COTE Top Ten Measures....
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AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

9/16/19, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

7/24/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Special Briefing: New York’s Next Comprehensive Waterfront Plan

Waterfront Plan 1
6/18/19, 8am - 10am
Center for Architecture
New York City has officially kicked off the planning stages for the next Comprehensive Waterfront Plan. Published every ten years, the Comprehensive Waterfront Plan outlines the strategic vision of the...

Building Enclosure Design Flaws and How to Avoid Them

BE Ex Event
6/11/19, 6pm - 8pm
Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers St Suite 609, New York, NY 10007
A panel of experts will present and discuss solutions to common building envelope design flaws in multifamily and commercial buildings. They will address the considerable challenges faced by architects as...
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AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

6/4/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Low Carbon Comfort – Electrifying HVAC with Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology

Image: Rusk Renovations and Lynn Fritzlen Architect
5/21/19, 6pm - 8pm
Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers St Suite 609, New York, NY 10007
Variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems have been used since the 1980s. Their space and energy saving characteristics have taken on a new meaning in the context of global climate challenges....

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

5/14/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Energy and Climate Analysis Tools for Architects

Photo by: Ladybug Tools
4/30/19, 9am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
The workshop will begin by taking a hands-on approach towards environmental design questions by having participants follow along with the creation of customized climate graphics in the Grasshopper visual scripting...

Demystifying Building Performance Modeling for Sustainable Design

Photo by: Syska Hennessy
4/11/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
As the importance of energy performance and efficiency continues to increase, today’s design and construction professionals have the challenging task of making buildings more efficient and sustainable. Not only have...
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RESET and ORIGIN: Measuring Air Quality and Material Impacts

Food Hall at theMART, Chicago, a Vornado Property. Photo by: theMART
4/4/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Designing for wellness requires careful material choice and ongoing measurement of indoor air quality. Come hear from Raefer Wallis, an architect and the founder of GIGA, the independent organization working...
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Beyond EUI: Making a Case for Intensity of Use

Beyond EUI pixabay
3/13/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Beyond EUI: Making a Case for Intensity of Use and Measuring What Matters A well-used building in a high density neighborhood has challenges achieving net zero energy in terms of...

Achieving Circular Material Loops with Gypsum Wall Board

Photo: Building Product Ecosystems
3/8/19, 8:30am - 10am
Center for Architecture
While gypsum wallboard has great potential for circularity and can be recycled indefinitely, it is fragile and has to be carefully separated from other construction waste. Currently, up to 20%...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

1/22/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Energy Modeling Workshop for Project Managers

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12/14/18, 2pm - 5pm
Center for Architecture
This course will be offered over the course of two consecutive Fridays: Session One: Friday afternoon, December 14, 2:00pm – 5:00pm Session Two: Friday morning, December 21, 9:00am – 12:00pm...

Energy Analysis and Modeling Tools for Architects

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11/27/18, 10am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
Using prepared modeled examples, this course will provide a practical understanding of current energy modeling programs, workflows, and analyses for design project team members. Analyses will include early design sensitivity...
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Perspectives on Energy Modeling: A Dialogue Between Architects and Consultants

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11/20/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Through the lens of two distinct practices and areas of expertise – architecture and sustainability consulting – this lecture and panel discussion will explore how both groups view the energy...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

11/20/18, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Sustainability ∩ Resilience Integration IV: Internet of Things and RTEM

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11/13/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
This panel discussion will address the basics of Internet of Things (IoT) and Real Time Energy Management (RTEM) systems, incentive programs for implementation, current challenges, opportunities, and trends. Speakers will...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

10/11/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Zero Waste Challenge: Results

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10/9/18, 8:30am - 10:30am
Center for Architecture
The Zero Waste Design Guidelines address the crucial role that design plays in achieving New York City’s ambitious goal, outlined in OneNYC, to send zero waste to landfills by 2030. Created with...

Building Resilience: NYC’s Distributed Energy Future, Part 2

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9/19/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Integrating DERs into Building and Campus-Scale Projects NYC’s energy landscape is changing and the development of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) are critical to meeting our climate and resilience goals at the urban scale. ...

Building Resilience: NYC’s Distributed Energy Future, Part 1

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9/19/18, 4pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
Meeting NYC’s Climate and Resilience Goals with DERs Achieving climate goals and greater resilience requires integrated systems-level thinking, particularly when it comes to energy demand, distribution, and supply. How can...

Resilient Cities: Equitable, Collaborative and Connected

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9/18/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cities like Boston and New York City have revealed the lasting consequences of inequity, effects that can no longer be ignored. This event will explore the complicated intersection of architecture,...
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AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

9/18/18, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Zone Greener: Facilitating Solar Adoption

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7/10/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
This course has been approved for 1.5 GBCI credits. In 2012, New York City adopted a package of amendments to the NYC Zoning Resolution, collectively called Zone Green, to facilitate more...

AIA New York Zero Waste Challenge

6/15/18, 8:30am - 10:30am
The Durst Organization
This June, the Center for Architecture will be opening the exhibition Designing Waste: Strategies for a Zero Waste City, based on the Zero Waste Design Guidelines (ZWDG) released last fall...

Sustainability ∩ Resilience Integration II: Metrics

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6/13/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Metrics of Resilience and the RELi Rating System Sustainability and resilience are two sides of the same coin. When combined with regeneration, civility, and health, they create an emergent property...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

6/13/18, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Mass Timber: Design and Research

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6/7/18, 5pm - 6:30pm
Building Energy Exchange
Please join BE-Ex to celebrate the publication of Mass Timber: Design and Research with author Susan Jones, one of the foremost voices in the mass timber dialogue today. A widely-discussed contemporary construction...

Mass Timber: Benefits and Barriers

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5/10/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Mass timber is quickly becoming a viable construction option for tall buildings due to its strength, beauty, and carbon sequestration potential. Come hear from a diverse panel of professionals as...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

5/10/18, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Sustainable Space for Seniors: Design for Aging and the Environment

5/1/18, 6pm - 8pm
Hafele Showroom
This program will provide an update on senior housing in New York City, specifically as it relates to accessibility and sustainable design. The panel will bring together perspectives and expertise...
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Rooftop Solar Panels: Installation and Access

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4/26/18, 4pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
Join the AIANY Building Codes Committee for a presentation on solar panel installation and rooftop access. Representatives from the NYC Department of Buildings and the NYC Fire Department will cover topics including...

Community Engagement: Creating Success Where It Counts

Majora Carter, Founder, Majora Carter Group
4/19/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
How can architects, planners, builders, and building managers ensure good design while meaningfully addressing communities about which there are many assumptions? What if buildings could make communities stronger and more...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

4/19/18, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Energy Modeling Workshop for Project Managers (Day 1 of 2)

4/13/18, 2pm - 5pm
Center for Architecture
This program is designed to be two three-hour sessions, held at the Center for Architecture. Session One will focus on energy code requirements and will include a workshop to allow...

Zone Greener: Higher-Efficiency Wall Systems

Zone Greener: Higher-Efficiency Wall Systems
4/3/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
In 2012, the City of New York adopted a package of amendments to the NYC Zoning Resolution, collectively called Zone Green, to facilitate more sustainable and energy-efficient design. Zone Green...

Sustainability ∩ Resilience | Integration Series 1

Sustainability ∩ Resilience | Integration Series 1
3/7/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
How can our projects better meet both climate change adaptation and mitigation goals? How can our profession more proactively discuss issues of risk related to both objectives with our clients?...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

3/7/18, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
REMINDER: The next COTE meeting for members will be held on Thursday, April 19th at the Center for Architecture, 5-6pm. Any non-members interested in joining should email co-chairs. The committees...

Hyper-Efficient Building Workshop: Strategies for Complying with Local Law 31

2/28/18, 9am - Thursday, 3/1, 5pm
The Center for Architecture
In 2016, New York City passed Local Laws 31 & 32, aimed at strengthening existing sustainability requirements and introducing new measures that will make NYC-owned buildings among the most efficient in the...

Energy Analysis and Modeling Tools for Architects

2/16/18, 10am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
Through prepared, modeled examples, instructors will provide a hands-on, practical understanding of current energy modeling programs, workflows and analyses for project design team members. Analyses will include early design sensitivity...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

2/12/18, 5pm
Center for Architecture
REMINDER: The next COTE meeting for members will be held on Monday, February 12 at the Center for Architecture, 5-6pm. Any non-members interested in joining should email co-chairs. The committees...

AIANY Committee on the Environment Meeting

1/18/18, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
Any non-members interested in joining should email co-chairs. The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through...

Hyper-Efficient Building Workshop Day 2

11/29/17, 9am - 5pm
The Center for Architecture
In 2016, New York City passed Local Laws 31 & 32, aimed at strengthening existing sustainability requirements and introducing new measures that will make NYC-owned buildings among the most efficient in the...

Hyper-Efficient Building Workshop: Strategies for Complying with Local Law 31

11/28/17, 9am - Wednesday, 11/29, 5pm
The Center for Architecture
In 2016, New York City passed Local Laws 31 & 32, aimed at strengthening existing sustainability requirements and introducing new measures that will make NYC-owned buildings among the most efficient in the...

2017 AIANY COTE Awards

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11/15/17, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join the AIANY Committee on the Environments for 2017 COTE Awards presentation. The AIANY COTE Awards recognizes results-oriented achievements in the urban context. Winning submissions demonstrate processes that culminate in beautiful,...

AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

11/15/17, 5pm - 6pm
Center for Architecture
The committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and...

Energy Modeling for Project Managers

11/3/17, 2pm - Friday, 11/17, 5pm
Center for Architecture
This program is designed to be two three-hour sessions, held at the Center for Architecture. Session One will focus on energy code requirements and will include a workshop to allow...

Everything Water 4.0: The Role of Water in Shaping our Future

10/21/17, 9am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
Water is at the heart of sustaining life for both the human and natural worlds. It has also increasingly become the source of climate-related disasters and catastrophic conflict at all...

Zero Waste Design Guidelines Launch

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10/18/17, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the official launch of the Zero Waste Design Guidelines, an initiative of the Center for Architecture, in collaboration with the AIA New York Committee on the Environment, Kiss...

Energy Analysis and Modeling Tools for Architects

10/13/17, 10am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
Through prepared, modeled examples, instructors will provide a hands-on, practical understanding of current energy modeling programs, workflows and analyses for project design team members. Analyses will include early design sensitivity...

Hyper-Efficient Building Workshop: Strategies for Complying with Local Law 31

8/29/17, 9am - Wednesday, 8/30, 5pm
The Center for Architecture
Day 1: 9am – 5pm Day 2: 9am – 5pm Continental breakfast and coffee will be provided through each day. Lunch options available nearby. 

Hyper-Efficient Building Workshop: Strategies for Complying with Local Law 31

6/14/17, 9am - Thursday, 6/15, 5pm
The Center for Architecture
Day 1: 9am – 5pm Day 2: 9am – 5pm Continental breakfast and coffee will be provided through each day. Lunch options available nearby.  In 2016, New York City passed...

NYC Retrofit Accelerator: An 80×50 Resource

6/7/17, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The NYC Retrofit Accelerator is a key part of NYC’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from 2005 levels by the year 2050 (the 80×50 target). The NYC...
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Big Deals: Visionary Responses to Climate Change in NYC

2/8/17, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
When: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 Where: At The Center At this moment, two very different and unusual projects for addressing climate change are being explored in...
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EnergyPlus for Practitioners (2 Day Workshop)

12/15/16, 8am - Friday, 12/16, 5pm
Center for Architecture
This two-day workshop focuses on getting energy modeling practitioners up to speed with EnergyPlus as quickly as possible. It covers the fundamentals of EnergyPlus including geometry and internal loads, and...

Deep Energy Retrofits: Warren Hall at Cornell University

12/7/16, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
When: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7 Where: At The Center    Learn how a pre-war 130,000 sf classroom building at Cornell University was retrofit to achieve LEED Platinum performance....
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2016 NYC Energy Conservation Code Update

12/7/16, 5pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
This seminar reviews the latest changes to the 2016 NYC Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC). The course will also include a summary of the substantive changes that have been made in...
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Road Map to 80×50

11/14/16, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
AIA CES: 1.5 LU | 1.5 HSW When: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14 Where: At The Center    With NYC’s new Roadmap to 80×50, the city has...
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New NYC Energy Code and Its Impact on Daylighting Design

11/3/16, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
On October 3, the new 2016 New York City Energy Conservation Code took effect, causing many designers to modify projects to meet these new standards While architects and design teams...
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AIANY COTE Awards

11/1/16, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The AIANY COTE Awards recognizes results-oriented achievements in the urban context. Winning submissions demonstrate processes that culminate in beautiful, timeless and measurable design. The awards further sustainable design in the...

Construction Realities: Cornell Tech

10/19/16, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Meeting Passive House energy performance targets on larger projects is not just the result of a more rigorous design effort; it is just as dependent upon critical aspects of the...

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